Project Administrative Assistant

Recruiter
Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Nov 2016
Closes
09 Dec 2016
Ref
BI 00016N
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary



Our team has an immediate need for an experienced Project Administrative Assistant in our Chattanooga, TN office whom will be responsible for a variety of administrative/clerical support tasks in specific project, business, or technical unit. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist on a number of different projects and may be located in the office or on a construction site.

  • Performs a variety of administrative/clerical tasks in functional areas such as finance, purchasing, or for a specific business or technical unit.
  • Gathers, compiles, tracks and reports on information relevant to project assignment from multiple sources
  • Sets up and maintains files, refers callers, arranges meetings and conferences, receives, refers and answers mail
  • Reviews drafts and finished documents for grammar usage
  • Uses personal computer to compile and generate reports, statistics, timelines, tables, graphs, correspondence and presentations
  • Compiles, reviews, and analyzes data
  • May design processes to enhance work flow
  • High school education or equivalent is required
  • Minimum 5 years general office support is required
  • Previous experience employment within an engineering, architectural, or construction company with similar job responsibilities is preferred
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required


At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.